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Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Box is pretty much complete and mounted on the...

Box is pretty much complete and mounted on the frame. Looks like it will do the job. Still working on supports so the lid can do double duty as a table.

Plan on mounting a second battery,...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Ray, Glad to see your still hanging in...

Hey Ray,

Glad to see your still hanging in there :clap My hip is getting better every day so the pace should start picking up soon. :deal

Jack
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,350,743
Posted By redfishguide
Bummer!! Hopefully it will not be as major as I...

Bummer!! Hopefully it will not be as major as I am sure you are thinking.
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Cleatus, I definitely know what you...

Hey Cleatus,

I definitely know what you mean. Btw I got a lot of inspiration from your build. LL front end has been rolling around in my addled brain for some time.

Plan is to finish the rig...
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Cleatus good to know someone is following....

Thanks Cleatus good to know someone is following. This whole project has been a labor of love with large number of firsts for me.

Thanks,
Jack
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Sorry for the delay in updates but it seems life...

Sorry for the delay in updates but it seems life has a way of butting in. In my case it was a big piece of metal recently added to my right upper leg. Actually I now have a brand spanking new hip.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 1,312,021
Posted By redfishguide
Simply gorgeous!!! And for me it was the one...

Simply gorgeous!!! And for me it was the one that got away 40 years ago.
Thanks for posting. :clap:clap





[QUOTE=GSMark;24676924]I drew this a month ago:
...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Claude. This project would not have got...

Thanks Claude. This project would not have got off the ground without your kind support. Fred has also been a big help.

You know the offer I made you so come visit any time.

There is a...
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Buck was quite nervous at first. He loved the...

Buck was quite nervous at first. He loved the hack but was wary of the motorcycle's engine noise. I still warm up the bike first, shut the motor off and then let him load up. Restart the motor and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 298,413
Posted By redfishguide
Sounds like a good price. Values have gone up...

Sounds like a good price. Values have gone up quite a bit over the last couple of years. You didn't state year and model. Standards and very early models seem to command the highest prices but all...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 298,413
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Bazza, First let me express my gratitude...

Hey Bazza,

First let me express my gratitude for keeping this thread alive.

My experience with products from MikesXS has not been favourable with anything made of rubber. I would be very...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18,785
Views: 7,559,859
Posted By redfishguide
I think Sugarloaf might be in North Carolina. I'm...

I think Sugarloaf might be in North Carolina. I'm right on the south east coast of South Carolina. No mountains here!

Would love to have a shot at some of your multi day out back rides.

Again...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18,785
Views: 7,559,859
Posted By redfishguide
Nice! Real nice! :clap Thanks for posting.

Nice! Real nice! :clap Thanks for posting.
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
One more side and we have a rectangle. ...

One more side and we have a rectangle.


http://i1356.photobucket.com/albums/q732/redfishguide/Side%20Car%20Build/Sidecar%20build%203/IMG_3313_zps1e768783.jpg

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Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Time to fire up the old TIG and get this thing...

Time to fire up the old TIG and get this thing finished. Well maybe.

Seems to me by adding a rear storage box I might have just build a complete body from the start. I knew that damn nose piece...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By redfishguide
I checked this with Odyssee. While it will not...

I checked this with Odyssee. While it will not need to vent under normal conditions if over charged it will "off gas" and that could be a problem. Short version I would vent. I am using two...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 137,399
Posted By redfishguide
Me too! :hide Thanks for a great thread.

Me too! :hide Thanks for a great thread.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 298,413
Posted By redfishguide
My XS 650 hack build is here if any one is...

My XS 650 hack build is here if any one is interested.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980501
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
That's cheating Ray :deal He was actually turning...

That's cheating Ray :deal He was actually turning around to look at the cameraman. But for sure he is always ready to go for a ride. Seems I spend so much time on this build I'm riding way less then...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
I kinda skipped one little detail that aggravated...

I kinda skipped one little detail that aggravated me for a couple of weeks.

Oh the joys of wiring! :eek1:cry:huh

If you look close at some of my pics you might notice I shoe horned an Odysee PC...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
I guess a little history about Buck is order...

I guess a little history about Buck is order before we go for his first ride.

He's a 3 year old rescue dog half Golden and half ????. He spends most of his or should I say my waking time with me....
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay Mr. Baker I appreciate the response, kinda...

Okay Mr. Baker I appreciate the response, kinda thought this report was lost in space. Good to see someone else is looking.

I think you must have met "Buck" in another life. He is a very cautious...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Seems we might be missing a few photos at this...

Seems we might be missing a few photos at this point so we will just charge ahead. Like I said earlier I knew this nose piece would evolve into something not in the original plan. But so be it.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
At this point both "Buck" and I agree maybe this...

At this point both "Buck" and I agree maybe this is not the best time for his maiden hack voyage. Matter of fact he seemed to be pretty emphatic about it. Something about having a front, sides, rear...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
While I was thinking it occurred to me that I...

While I was thinking it occurred to me that I skipped a pretty important segment of this yarn so we shall digress just for a moment or two.

...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Forgot to mention when I put the bike together I...

Forgot to mention when I put the bike together I had a decent front end lying around so I did a complete rebuild. Seals, heavy springs, gold valves with damper mods and later a T Kat fork brace. Oh...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay enough about the bike. Suffice it to say it...

Okay enough about the bike. Suffice it to say it came together fairly easily and we did a couple of test runs. Time to move on.

First lets spray bomb the side car frame.

...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Alright I need to slide off topic here a bit and...

Alright I need to slide off topic here a bit and touch on the motorcycle that's supposed to haul this crate around. Since where in Hack's I will keep the m/c
details very brief and that get back on...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Time to finish welding up the frame and adding...

Time to finish welding up the frame and adding gussets.
Every welded joint is reinforced by a gusset, brace, strap
or anything else I could think of. Also every weld is done
on both sides, top...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay guess it's time to add a few more pics. I'll...

Okay guess it's time to add a few more pics. I'll start with some suspension shots. As mentioned earlier I'm using the swing arm and shock from a Suzuki DR 650 which was a discard from another...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 18,871
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Clancy. Your rig is just covered in...

Thanks Clancy.

Your rig is just covered in little details that are incredible. Just trying to steal a couple of them to improve my build. :evil

Jack
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay this is starting to make a little sense now...

Okay this is starting to make a little sense now or maybe I'm just getting tired.


http://i1356.photobucket.com/albums/q732/redfishguide/Side%20Car%20Build/IMG_3090_zps2af63bf7.jpg

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Forum: Hacks 05-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay I think this all should look something like...

Okay I think this all should look something like this. :rofl


http://i1356.photobucket.com/albums/q732/redfishguide/Side%20Car%20Build/IMG_3031_zps594a7f5a.jpg


...
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Okay I think its time to whip up some pinch...

Okay I think its time to whip up some pinch blocks. Ouch did I just say that? What a pain in the butt. But I did manage and they seem to work.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Yeah Doony's rig definitely put the hooks in me....

Yeah Doony's rig definitely put the hooks in me. Love the simple, design no frills approach and human monkeys need not apply.

I think you Aussies may have cornered the market on adv builds. Wish I...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 18,871
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Clancy I'm absolutely blown away by your...

Hey Clancy

I'm absolutely blown away by your build!! :clap :clap :clap

I'm working on a MUCH lesser project :eek1 :eek1

Would you mind sharing some details on the latches and hinge set up...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
This pic will give you an idea why I added to the...

This pic will give you an idea why I added to the overall length of the sub frame. The frame is all the 1.5" .120 wall dom and I had a local speed shop do the two bends for which they charged ten...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Guess I have to spend some money for tubing....

Guess I have to spend some money for tubing. Purchased a length of 1.5" .120 wall dom and a second length of 1.25" .120 wall dom. The distributer had them in 20 foot plus lengths and I think I paid...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
I have a dream. Okay so I have to start...

I have a dream.

Okay so I have to start some where and this is how I began. I actually planned initially to build a frame and just a platform instead of a body. I would then add storage...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,087
Posted By redfishguide
Before I get started I would like to extend my...

Before I get started I would like to extend my gratitude to a number of folks without whom this build would not have been possible.

I already mentioned Dooney in my previous post who is also a...
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